Mrs Michelle Stone > Wakefield Quin > Hamilton, Bermuda > Lawyer Profile

Wakefield Quin
VICTORIA PLACE
31 VICTORIA STREET
HAMILTON HM10
Bermuda
Michelle Stone photo

Work Department

Property

Position

Michelle Stone is Head of the Property Department at Wakefield Quin Limited. Michelle specialises in both commercial and residential property law, with particular emphasis on assisting property developers, local and non-Bermudian clients acquiring high end residential property and/or fractional interests in developments linked to hotels, bank security and dealing with the property requirements of the hotel sector.

Career

Michelle joined Wakefield Quin Limited in 2005 having previously worked for Bermuda law firm Appleby and for UK National practices, Hammonds and Addleshaw Booth & Co.

Memberships

Admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales in September 1992 (no longer practicing in the UK) and was admitted as an Attorney and Barrister in Bermuda in 1999 and 2003 respectively.

Education

BA (Hons) Law at Durham University, England 1989, Law Society Final Exams at Chester College of Law, England 1990

Lawyer Rankings

Bermuda > Real estate

(Leading individuals)

Michelle StoneWakefield Quin

Led by senior counsel Michelle Stone, the team at Wakefield Quin is ‘fully informed on laws in Bermuda with respect to real estate purchases’, with particular expertise in the acquisition and development of hotels, hotel residences, and residential and commercial property. Stone is noted for her advice on high-end residential properties, hotels and bank security work, while senior counsel Scott Swainson regularly provides property-related advice to banks and other commercial lenders, developers and investors. Real estate-related restructuring transactions, the administration of condominium complexes, fractional interest acquisitions, and commercial leases are other areas of focus for the team, which also includes associate Celia Tuzo.